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Red Hat Product Security has rated these issues as having Moderate security impact. These issues may be fixed in a future minor release of Red Hat Enterprise Linux 7. For additional information, refer to the Issue Severity Classification: https://access.redhat.com/security/updates/classification/.
CVSS v3 metrics
|CVSS3 Base Score||6.5|
|CVSS3 Base Metrics||CVSS:3.0/AV:N/AC:L/PR:N/UI:R/S:U/C:N/I:N/A:H|
Red Hat Security Errata
|Red Hat Enterprise Linux 7 (tcpdump)||RHSA-2017:1871||2017-08-01|
AcknowledgementsRed Hat would like to thank the Tcpdump project for reporting this issue.
When invoked with the "-w" option, to write raw packets to a pcap file (for forensic purposes or offline examination), tcpdump does not use the protocol decoding subsystem and is not affected by these flaws. Red Hat Product Security recommends that any unattended uses of tcpdump use this option to ensure uninterrupted packet capture.